EVENTS

May – August 2016

May
8
Sun
JOSEF SPACEK, violin
May 8, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
JOSEF SPACEK, violin @ The Auditorium at TSRI | San Diego | California | United States
Award-winning Czech violinist Josef Spacek gives a solo recital performing works by J.S. Bach, Prokoviev, Saint-Saëns and more.
May
14
Sat
THE BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS: PART I @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Join us for the first of a two-performance chronological presentation of the complete Beethoven piano trio cycle.
May
14
Sat
SPECIAL DINNER: The Beethoven Piano Trios @ La Valencia Hotel | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at La Valencia Hotel. Enjoy this fabulous event between today’s performances of The Complete Beethoven Piano Trios.
May
14
Sat
THE BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS: PART II @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Join us for the second part of this two-performance chronological presentation of the complete Beethoven piano trio cycle.
May
21
Sat
MOZART GROUP
May 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
MOZART GROUP @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Don't let their prestigious musical education and expert musicianship fool you. You will laugh out loud at MozART group's witty musical interpretations and unpredictable stage antics.
Aug
3
Wed
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT: SUMMERFEST UNDER THE STARS @ Ellen Browning Scripps Park | San Diego | California | United States
Come to the famous La Jolla Cove for our anuual free concert to kick off the festival, featuring Time For Three.
Aug
5
Fri
OPENING NIGHT: A Bohemian Rhapsody
August 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
OPENING NIGHT: A Bohemian Rhapsody @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Celebrate the festival’s opening night with Music Director Cho-Liang Lin and other SummerFest favorites playing Janacek, Smetana and Dvorak.
Aug
6
Sat
MUSIC TRANSFIGURED
August 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
MUSIC TRANSFIGURED @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
This evening’s highlight is Schoenberg’s lushly chromatic String Sextet Verklärte Nacht (“Transfigured Night”).
Aug
7
Sun
FROM MOZART TO MAHLER
August 7, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
FROM MOZART TO MAHLER @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
This afternoon’s Festival program takes us on a journey from Mozart to Mahler by way of Schubert…
Aug
9
Tue
AN EVENING WITH ZUKERMAN TRIO
August 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH ZUKERMAN TRIO @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Join the legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman in the first of this festival’s "An Evening With" Series.
Aug
10
Wed
1824 - 1942: RICHARD, ROBERT & LUDWIG @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Strauss, Schumann and Beethoven deliver beautiful, poetic, lyrical and demanding works for tonight's program.
Aug
11
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2016
August 11, 2016 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2016 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for the first Encounter of SummerFest 2016 hosted by Nuvi Mehta
Aug
12
Fri
VIENNESE GIANTS
August 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
VIENNESE GIANTS @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Old and new Vienna meet in tonight's performance.
Aug
14
Sun
PREMIERES & REPRISES
August 14, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
PREMIERES & REPRISES @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
La Jolla Music Society continues its impressive history of commissioning new music for the chamber music repertoire.
Aug
16
Tue
A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY
August 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Prepare to be transported and moved by some of the most transformative and profound chamber music written.
Aug
17
Wed
AN EVENING WITH PAQUITO D’RIVERA
August 17, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH PAQUITO D’RIVERA  @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Our second "An Evening With" this festival is with Latin jazz clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera.
Aug
18
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2016
August 18, 2016 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2016 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for a Special Performance Encounter hosted by Eric Bromberger
Aug
19
Fri
BACH CELLO SUITES WITH MISCHA MAISKY Part 1 @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Over two consecutive evenings, Mischa Maisky will play all six of J.S. Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello.
Aug
20
Sat
BACH CELLO SUITES WITH MISCHA MAISKY Part 2 @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Over two consecutive evenings, Mischa Maisky will play all six of J.S. Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello.
Aug
21
Sun
GREAT QUINTETS
August 21, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
GREAT QUINTETS @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Mozart, Schumann and Balcom come together for a lively and pleasant afternoon of music making with SummerFest Music Director Cho-Liang Lin.
Aug
23
Tue
VIRTUOSO WINDS
August 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
VIRTUOSO WINDS @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
The woodwind family is moving downstage center for tonight’s performance.
Aug
24
Wed
AN EVENING WITH MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN
August 24, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
AN EVENING WITH MARC-ANDRÉ  HAMELIN @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
Internationally acclaimed pianist Marc-André Hamelin delivers the final An Evening With this SummerFest.
Aug
25
Thu
ENCOUNTER: SF 2016
August 25, 2016 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
ENCOUNTER: SF 2016 @ Athenaeum Music & Arts Library | San Diego | California | United States
Join us at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library for the final Encounter of SummerFest 2016
Aug
26
Fri
FINALE WITH JAMES CONLON & GIL SHAHAM
August 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
FINALE WITH JAMES CONLON & GIL SHAHAM @ MCASD Sherwood Auditorium | San Diego | California | United States
End SummerFest 2016 on a musical high with the SummerFest Chamber Orchestra with violinist Gil Shaham and led by Maestro James Conlon!